Tackling the cost of living must be made a priority in the Autumn Statement, leading think-tanks believe.
The call comes as soaring energy bills and petrol prices add to the financial burden on cash-strapped families.
Ruth Porter, of the Institute of Economic Affairs, said: “Living costs are a major issue for families. There are some simple actions they could take, especially housing affordability, travel costs and energy bills. Motorists get an incredibly raw deal at the moment.”
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